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Heroin in popular culture Heroin began to appear as a cultural artifact within a few years of its discovery in 1874. Since then it has come to occupy a paradoxical cultural position, being both demonised and glamorised, often in the same text.
Heroine Sheiks The Heroine Sheiks is a New York City based Noise Rock band. It began in 1999 as a collaboration of Shannon Selberg (ex-The Cows) and Norman Westberg (ex-Swans) and John Fell (ex-China Shop) along with a changing group of musicians.
Herold Driedger Herold Leonard Driedger (born March 28, 1942 in Winnipeg, Manitoba) is a politician in the Canadian province of Manitoba. He was a member of the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba from 1988 to 1990, representing the Winnipeg riding of Niakwa for the Manitoba Liberal Party.
Heron (crater) Heron is a small lunar impact crater that lies on the far side of the Moon, less than 20 kilometers from the equator. It lies between the slightly larger Ctesibius crater just to the west and the Soddy crater a little further to the east.
Heron (dinghy) The Heron Dinghy is a dinghy designed by Jack Holt of the United Kingdom as the Yachting World Cartopper (YW Cartopper). The Heron dinghy was designed to be built by a home handyman out of marine ply over a timber frame.
Heron Bay, Ontario Heron Bay is a First Nations reservation close to Marathon, in Ontario, Canada. Heron Bay is known for the role it has played in developing "run of the river" hydro electric projects in Northern Ontario.
Heron Island Heron Island (23Â°26'S, 151Â°51'E) is a coral cay located near the Tropic of Capricorn in the southern Great Barrier Reef, 72 km north-east of Gladstone, Queensland, Australia, and 539 km north of the state capital Brisbane. The island is situated on the leeward (western) side of Heron Reef, a fringing platform reef of significant biodiversity, supporting around 900 of the 1500 fish species and 72% of the coral species found on the Great Barrier Reef University of Queensland Centre for Marine Studies - Heron Island Research Station.
Heron Lake (New Mexico) Heron Lake is a reservoir in Rio Arriba County, in northern New Mexico in the southwestern United States. The lake is part of the San Juan-Chama Diversion Project, which transfers water from the upper reaches of the San Juan River through the 12.
Heron Quays West Heron Quays West is a double skyscraper development proposed for Canary Wharf, London.The current design is for two large skyscrapers connected by a large atrium at the base, not unlike the Riverside South development.
Heron-mark sword In the world of Robert Jordan's The Wheel of Time series, heron-mark swords are traditionally presented to those who have earned the title of "Blademaster"- either by killing a Blademaster in a fair fight or by being granted the title by a unanimous vote of five Blademasters. These individuals are unrivaled in their mastery of the sword, and are accordingly rare.
Heroon A heroon (plural heroa, also called a heroum) was a shrine dedicated to an ancient Greek or Roman hero and was used for the commemoration or worship of the hero. It was often erected over his supposed tomb or cenotaph.
HeroQuest (board game) HeroQuest, sometimes also written as Hero Quest, is an adventure board game created by Milton Bradley in conjunction with the British company Games Workshop and set in the latter's Warhammer Fantasy fictional universe. The game was based loosely around archetypes of fantasy role-playing games: the game itself was actually a game system, allowing the gamemaster (called "Zargon" in the US, "Morcar" in the UK) to create dungeons of his or her own design using the provided game board, tiles, furnishings and monsters.
Heros In Thracian mythology, Heros was a god of the underworld, usually depicted on funeral statues as a horseman slaying a beast with a spear. He was also known as Pirmeroula or Karabazmos, epithets which have not been deciphered.
Heroscape Heroscape (sometimes HeroScape or briefly scape) is an expandable turn-based miniature wargaming system manufactured by Milton Bradley Company, a subsidiary of Hasbro, Inc. The game is played using pre-painted miniature figures on a board made from interlocking hexagonal tiles that allow for construction of a large variety of 3D playing boards.
Herose AmG-Herose Pharma International Pte Ltd is a Singapore-based pharmaceutical company specialized in natural herbal remedies for the treatment of psoriasis and eczema. Its principal product is a very expensive herbal treatment, HeroseÂ® Psoria Capsule, which claims to be a highly effective cure for psoriasis with a normalization of the skin, with no relapses and side effects.
Herostratus Herostratus was a young man who set fire to the Temple of Artemis in Ephesus (currently in the territory of Turkey) in his quest for fame on July 21, 356 BC. The Temple of Artemis in Ephesus was built of marble, and was considered the most beautiful of some thirty shrines built by the Greeks to honor Artemis; the temple was one of the Seven Wonders of the World.
Herpa Herpa, or Herpa Miniaturmodelle GMBH, is a German manufacturer of die-cast model aircraft under the Herpa Wings trademark and car models under the Herpa Cars & Trucks trademark. The mainstay of Herpa Wings is in the 1/500 scale, although models are also produced in the 1/400, 1/200, and 1/1000 scales as well.
Herpailurus yaguarondi eyra Herpailurus yaguarondi eyra is a subspecies of the jaguarundi (Herpailurus yaguarondi) occurring in Brazil, Paraguay and Argentina. In the beginning of the 20th century, it was often considered a separate species, Felis eyra.
Herpangina Herpangina (from herp, an itching, and angina, a sore throat, literally "a choking"; also called mouth blisters) is the name of a painful mouth infection caused by coxsackieviruses. Usually, herpangina is produced by one particular strain of coxsackievirus A, but it can also be caused by coxsackievirus B or echoviruses.
Herpes B Virus B Virus(Cercopithecine herpesvirus 1, herpesvirus simiae, Herpes B virus) is the endemic simplexvirus of macaques, in which the virus exhibits pathogenesis similar to that of herpes simplex virus in humans. Conversely, when humans are zoonotically infected with B virus, undiagnosed and untreated patients can present with severe CNS disease, resulting in permanent neurological disfunction or death.
Herpes simplex virus The herpes simplex virus (HSV) is a virus that manifests itself in two common viral infections, each marked by painful, watery blisters in the skin or mucous membranes (such as the mouth or lips) or on the genitals. The disease is contagious, particularly during an outbreak, and is incurable with present technology.
Herpes virus In colloquial use, herpes virus refers to the herpes simplex virus, particularly when transmitted sexually. In scientific use, herpesvirus (without the space) refers to a virus of the taxonomic family herpesviridae.
Herpesviridae The Herpesviridae are a family of DNA viruses that cause diseases in humans and animals. The family name is derived from the Greek herpein ("to creep"), referring to the [re-occurring infections typical of this group of viruses.
Herpetoculture Herpetoculture is the keeping of live reptiles and amphibians in captivity, whether as a hobby or as a commercial breeding operation. It is predominantly, but by no means exclusively, an amateur activity conducted by people with little or no formal background in herpetology or other natural sciences.
Herpetoculturist An Herpetoculturist is one who keeps reptiles and/or amphibians in captivity, sometimes (but not exclusively) for the purpose of breeding. This is in contrast to herpetologists, who are engaged in the scientific study of reptiles and/or amphibians.
Herpetology Herpetology (Greek herpeton = to creep, to ramp and logos = in this context explanation or reason) is the branch of zoology concerned with the study of reptiles and amphibians. Many biologists use the term "herp" for all reptiles and amphibians.
Herr Lehmann Herr Lehmann (ISBN 3-8218-0705-9) is a novel by Sven Regener, published in 2001, adapted for the screen in 2003. It has been translated into English by John Brownjohn under the title Berlin Blues (ISBN 0-09-944923-4).
Herr Meets Hare Herr Meets Hare is a 1945 Merrie Melodies cartoon directed by Friz Freleng. This short, coming a few months before the collapse of the Third Reich, was one of the last major wartime cartoons from Warner Brothers.
Herr Pastor Herr Pastor is a stereotypical authoritarian pastor in an Ethnic German congregation. Herr Pastor, literally "Mister Pastor" in German, was a title often used even in English speaking congregations with German heritage, such as Lutheran or Evangelical and Reformed Church.
Herra Herra [herrÉ‘] means "Lord" in Finnish, and is now generally used in Finnish as an honorific for all men, the equivalent to the English titles "Mister" and "Sir" and also to "gentleman". In the Finnish Defence Forces, a superior is addressed with herra followed by the rank of the superior.
HerrauĂ°r HerrauĂ°r, Herraud, HerrĂ¶Ă°r, HerruĂ°r, Herrud, Herothus or Heroth is a legendary earl of GĂ¶taland or king of Sweden, who appears in several medieval legends, in particular those relating to Ragnar Lodbrok (e.g.
HerrĂ¤ng HerrĂ¤ng is a small town in the municipality of NorrtĂ¤lje in Sweden, with 474 inhabitants (2000). It is located at the coast, at the bay SingĂ¶fjĂ¤rden, 40 kilometres north of the town NorrtĂ¤lje, in Stockholm County and the province Uppland.
HerrĂ¤ng Dance Camp HerrĂ¤ng Dance Camp is a 4 week camp involving classes and social dancing for swing dancing in the form of Lindy Hop, Boogie Woogie, Tap, Authentic Jazz, and Balboa. The camp, which is run by the Harlem Hot Shots is held annually in its namesake town of HerrĂ¤ng in Sweden.
Herrenhausen Gardens The Herrenhausen Gardens (German: HerrenhĂ¤user GĂ¤rten), located in Lower Saxony's capital of Hanover are made up of the Great Garden (GroĂźer Garten), the Berggarten, the Georgengarten and the Welfengarten. The gardens are a heritage of the Kings of Hanover.
Herreninsel The island Herreninsel with an area of 238 ha is the biggest of the three main islands of the chiemsee. Together with the islands of Fraueninsel and "Krautinsel" it forms the municipality of Chiemsee.
Herrera v. Collins Herrera v. Collins, , is a case in which the Supreme Court of the United States (in a 6 to 3 decision) ruled that a claim that the Eighth Amendment's ban on cruel and unusual punishment prohibits the execution of one who is actually innocent is not ground for federal habeas relief.
Herrett Observatory Herrett Observatory or CSI Centennial Observatory of the Herrett Center for Arts & Science is an astronomical observatory located in Twin Falls, Idaho (USA). It claims to have one of the world's largest fully handicapped-accessible public telescopes.
Herrevad Abbey Herrevad Abbey is an abbey near Ljungbyhed, Scania, in the south of Sweden. It is notable as the site of Tycho Brahe's discovery of the supernova SN 1572 in Cassiopeia and as the birthplace of Swedish paper production.
Herri Alderdi Sozialista Iraultzailea Herri Alderdi Sozialista Iraultzailea (People's Socialist Revolutionary Party) best known for its acronym HASI, that in Basque language means to begin, was a non-legal Basque political party, considered commonly to be the political branch of ETA. It always ran as part of the coalition of the Basque National Liberation Movement, Herri Batasuna, until its self-dissolution in the 1990s.
Herring Cove, Nova Scotia Herring Cove, Nova Scotia, Canada, at 44Â°34'; North and 63Â°33'; West, is a community located 15 km southwest of central Halifax at the mouth of Halifax Harbour, and at the intersection of Nova Scotia collector highways # 253 and # 349.
Herring Gull The Herring Gull, Larus argentatus, is a large gull which breeds across North America, Europe and Asia. Some herring gulls, especially those resident in colder areas, migrate further south in winter, but many are permanent residents, e.
Herring Island Herring Island () is an Antarctic rocky island, 2 mi long, lying one mile east of Cloyd Island in the south part of the Windmill Islands. It was first mapped from air photos taken by USN Operation Highjump and Operation Windmill in 1947 and 1948.
Herritarren Zerrenda The Herritarren Zerrenda (HZ, List of Fellow Citizens; Spanish: Lista de Conciudadanos) is a Basque nationalist political party in Spain and France, created in 2004 to run in the European Parliament election. Since these elections were simultaneous throughout the European Union, and states were represented as single constituencies, Herritarren Zerrenda aspired for results at the national level in both countries.
Herrmann & Kleine Herrmann & Kleine was a plinkerpop duo that formed circa 1997 and featured veteran DJ Christian Kleine and City Centre Offices label manager, Thaddi Herrmann. In addition to releasing a pair of EP recordings, the duo also provided remixes to tracks by various notable bands, including His Name Is Alive and Bomb the Bass.
Herrmann Brain Dominance Instrument The Herrmann Brain Dominance Instrument was developed by the late William "Ned" Herrmann (1922-1999) while the manager of management education at GE's Crotonville, and involves a Four Quadrant Model of Thinking Preferences. In this model, Herrmann identifies four different modes of thinking summarized by:
Herron Herron is an Australian brand of pharmaceutical and natural healthcare items. Products are manufactured, marketed and distributed by Herron Pharmaceuticals Pty Ltd, a part of Sigma Pharmaceuticals Limited which was founded in 1912.
Herron, Western Australia Herron (; post code: 6210) is a small town located in the South West of Western Australia just off the Old Coast Road, between Mandurah and Bunbury just beyond Mandurah's southern suburbs. It is on the Old Coast Road in a narrow strip between Lake Clifton and Yalgorup National Park to the west, and Harvey Estuary to the east.
Hers-Mort The Hers-Mort ("Dead Hers", as opposed to the faster flowing Hers-Vif, "Live Hers") is a 90 km long river in southern France, right tributary of the Garonne. Its average flow rate is 4 m3/s.
Hers-Vif The Hers-Vif ("Live Hers", as opposed to the slower flowing Hers-Mort, "Dead Hers"), also named Grand Hers or simply Hers, is a 130 km long river in Southern France, right tributary of the AriĂ¨ge River.
Hersam Acorn Newspapers Hersam Acorn Newspapers is a family-owned company which publishes eight broadsheet weekly community newspapers in Farfield County, Connecticut and Westchester County, New York. All newspapers are published on Thursday.
Hersbruck Hersbruck is a small town in Middle Franconia, Bavaria, Germany, belonging to the district NĂĽrnberger Land. Famous for the late-gothic artwork of the Hersbruck altar, the "Hirtenmuseum" and the beautiful landscape of the "Hersbrucker Schweiz".
Hersh Leib Sigheter Hersh Leib Sigheter (1844â€“1933) was a Romanian Jew who, even before the advent of what is generally considered to be professional Yiddish theater, wrote satirical Yiddish-language Purim plays on an annual basis and hired boys to play in them. Although often objected to by rabbis, these plays were popular, and were performed not only on Purim but for as much as a week afterwards in various locations.
Hershel Friday Herschel Friday (February 10, 1922 - March 1, 1994) was an Arkansas lawyer whom President Richard Nixon considered appointing to the United States Supreme Court. After the American Bar Association found Friday to be unqualified, Nixon nominated Lewis Powell instead.
Hershel Reichman Rabbi Hershel Reichman is a Rosh Yeshiva of Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary, an affiliate of Yeshiva University. Reichman is known for his patience and lucid teaching style, as well as his ability to give guidance and advice.
Hershel Shanks Hershel Shanks (born March 8, 1930, Sharon, Pennsylvania) is the founder of the Biblical Archaeology Society and the editor of the Biblical Archaeology Review and has written and edited works on the Dead Sea Scrolls.
Hershel Schachter Rabbi Hershel Schachter (born 1941) is a Rosh Yeshiva at Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary (RIETS), Yeshiva University, in New York City. He is a noted Talmudic scholar and a prominent posek for the kashruth division of the Orthodox Union along with Rabbi Yisroel Belsky.
Hershel W. Gober Hershel Wayne Gober, a veteran of the Vietnam War, was acting United States Secretary of Veterans Affairs on two occasions (1997-98 and 2000-01) and Deputy Secretary of Veterans Affairs from 1993 to 2000, during the administration of Bill Clinton. Gober had been director of the Arkansas Department of Veterans Affairs while Clinton was Governor.
Hershele Ostropoler Hershele Ostropoler (also, Hershel of Ostropol) is a prominent figure in Jewish humor, and the Jewish equivalent of Nasreddin and Till Eulenspiegel. Hershele was a prankster who lived in poverty and targeted the rich and powerful, both Jew and Gentile.
Hershey bar Hershey bar is the flagship chocolate bar manufactured by the The Hershey Company, invented by Milton Hershey. Hershey bars generally have lower cocoa contents and higher sugar contents than European chocolate bars.
Hershey Entertainment Complex The Hershey Entertainment Complex is a multi acre facilty in Derry Township, Pennsylvania. It houses the famous Hersheypark, Hersheypark Stadium, Star Pavillion, Historic Hersheypark Arena, Giant Center, and the former Parkview Golf Course.
Hershey High School (Pennsylvania) Hershey High School is one of four buildings which comprise the campus of the Derry Township School District in Hershey, Pennsylvania. In 1996, the school was nationally recognized as a Blue Ribbon School by the U.
Hershey Wildcats The Hershey Wildcats were a professional soccer team, based in Hershey, Pennsylvania, United States, that played in the A-League between 1997 and 2001. The team was owned by Hershey Entertainment and Resorts Company, an affiliate of Hershey Foods.
Hershey's Chocolate World Hersheyâ€™s Chocolate World (opened June 30, 1973) is the name of Hersheyâ€™s visitor center in Hershey, Pennsylvania, United States. Open year-round, Hershey's Chocolate World offers marketplace shops and restaurants, specializing in Hershey's chocolate products.
Hershey-Chase experiment The Hershey-Chase experiment was a series of experiments conducted in 1952 by Alfred Hershey and Martha Chase that identified DNA to be the genetic material of phages and, ultimately, of all organisms. Before this experiment was conducted, it was said that proteins were the genetic material in viruses, not DNA.
Hersheypark Stadium Hersheypark Stadium is a stadium located in Hershey, Pennsylvania on the grounds of Hersheypark. It is used as a sporting facility, concert venue, and location for various other large functions (including a birthday gala for President Dwight D.
Herschel (crater) There are several impact craters named Herschel in the solar system, although the best known is the huge crater on Saturn's moon Mimas. They are all named after the eighteenth century astronomer William Herschel.
Herschel 400 Catalogue The Herschel 400 catalogue is a subset of William Herschel's original deep sky catalogue of 2,500 deep sky objects, selected by Brenda F. Guzman (Branchett), Lydel Guzman, Paul Jones, James Morrison, Peggy Taylor and Sara Saey of the Ancient City Astronomy Club in St.
Herschel Evans Herschel Evans (born March 9, 1909 in Denton, Texas; died February 9, 1939 in New York City) was a tenor saxophonist who worked in the Count Basie Orchestra. He had also worked with Lionel Hampton and Buck Clayton.
Herschel Greer Stadium Herschel Greer Stadium, named for Herschel Lynn Greer, is a minor league baseball stadium. It is located in Nashville, Tennessee on the grounds of Fort Negley, an American Civil War fortification located approximately two miles (three km) south of downtown Nashville.
Herschel Grynszpan Herschel Feibel Grynszpan (sometimes spelled in the German forms GrĂĽnspan or Grunspahn) (born March 28 1921, died between 1943 and 1945), political assassin and victim of the Holocaust, was born in Hannover, Germany. His parents, Sendel and Rivka Grynszpan, were Jews who had emigrated from Poland in 1911 and settled in Hannover, where Sendel opened a tailor's shop, from which the family made a modest living.
Herschel Lynn Greer Herschel Lynn Greer (1906-1976, born in Dickson County, Tennessee), was a prominent Nashville businessman and a major force behind the effort to keep a professional baseball team in Nashville in the mid-1900s. He helped to organize the company Vols Inc.
Herschel McCoy Costume designer Herschel McCoy (1912 - 1956) first began designing costumes for Hollywood films in 1936. His early efforts were largely focussed on B movies, such as several entries in the Charlie Chan and Mr.
Herschel Space Observatory The Herschel Space Observatory is a mission of the European Space Agency. It is to be launched in 2008 aboard an Ariane 5 rocket together with Planck and will enter a Lissajous 700 000 km diameter orbit around the second Lagrangian point of the Earth-Sun system, 1.
Herschel Sparber Herschel Sparber, born in Gary, Indiana, United States, is an actor, voice over artist and Broadway performer. A few of his standout roles include the role of Big Jule in Broadway's revival of Guys and Dolls with Nathan Lane and Faith Prince, playing the President of the United Federation of Planets, Jaresh-Inyo, in TV's Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, acting in several TV shows and specials, including a recurring character on Boy Meets World, and a role in The Saved By the Bell Movie.
Herschel Vespasian Johnson Herschel Vespasian Johnson (September 18, 1812 - August 16, 1880) was an American politician. He was the governor of Georgia from 1853 to 1857 and the vice-presidential nominee of the Douglas wing of the Democratic Party in the 1860 US presidential election.
Herschell Gordon Lewis Herschell Gordon Lewis (born 15 June 1929, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA) is a filmmaker best known for creating the "splatter film" subgenre of horror. He is often called the "Godfather of Gore", though his film career included works in a range of genres including juvenile delinquent films, rural-themed comedies, nudie-cuties, and even two children's films.
Herschelle Gibbs Herschelle Herman Gibbs (born 23 February 1974 in Cape Town) is a South African cricketer, more specifically a batsman. He is able to play, amongst other shots the cover drive, the square cut and the leg glance with some style.
Herstmonceux Herstmonceux (pronounced: "Herss(t)'-mn-zoo")See local history > the name "Herstmonceux" is a village in the county of East Sussex in the South East of England. The village (previously called Gardner Street) is part of the larger Herstmonceux civil parish which also includes Herstmonceux Castle, the village of Cowbeech and a number of smaller hamlets, including Foul Mile, Trolliloes, Cowbeech Hill, Stunts Green, Ginger's Green, Flowers Green and part of Windmill Hill.
Herstory Herstory is a term which originated as a neologism. In feminist discourse, it is used to refer to history ("his story") from a feminist perspective, emphasizing the role of women or told from a woman's point of view.
Herta Huber Herta Huber (January, 1924 in SchĂ¶nbach, today Luby, Czech Republic) is a German writer and poet. She is well known for writing in the Egerland dialect, originating from what is now part of Bohemia in Czech Republic.
Herta Ware Herta Ware (June 9, 1917, in Wilmington, Delaware, - August 15, 2005, in Topanga, California) was an American actress and political activist. The granddaughter of socialists and labor union activists, Ware made her Broadway debut in "Let Freedom Ring", co-starring Will Geer, whom she later married.
Herter Brothers The firm of Herter Brothers, New York, (working 1864 â€“ 1906), founded by Gustave and Christian Herter, expanding from an upholstery warehouse, became one of the first firms of furniture makers and interior decorators in the United States after the Civil War; with their own design office and cabinet-making and upholstery workshops, Herter Brothers were prepared to accomplish every aspect of interior furnishing including decorative panelling and mantels, wall and ceiling decoration, patterned floors and carpets and draperies.
Hertford Hertford (standard pronunciations /'hÉ‘tÖ˝fÉ™d/ and /'hÉ‘Ö˝fÉ™d/; local pronunciation /'[h]É‘ËĘ”Ö˝fÉ™d/) is the county town of Hertfordshire, England, and is in the East Hertfordshire district of that county. It has a population today of about 24,000.
Hertford and District League The Hertford and District League is a football competition based in England. It has a total of four divisions including the Hertford and District League Premier Division, which sits at level 13 of the English football league system and is a feeder to the Hertfordshire Senior County League.
Hertford Castle Weir Hertford Castle Weir is a weir located in Hertford near to Hertford Castle and next to Castle Hall. Its function is to connect the upper River Lee to the canalised section that runs through Hertfordshire, North London into the River Thames.
Hertfordshire County Cricket Club Hertfordshire County Cricket Club is one of the county clubs which make up the Minor Counties in the English domestic cricket structure, representing the historic county of Hertfordshire and playing in the Minor Counties Championship and the MCCA Knockout Trophy.
Hertfordshire Hurricanes The Hertfordshire Hurricanes are a member of the British Collegiate American Football League (BCAFL)'s Southern Conference-Eastern Division. Since entering the BCAFL in the 1994-1995 season, the Hurricanes have been one of the most dominant teams in the league as well as a juggernaut in the playoffs.
Hertfordshire Oil Storage Terminal The Hertfordshire Oil Storage Terminal (HOSL - Hertfordshire Oil Storage Ltd), generally known as the Buncefield oil depot, is an oil depot located on the edge of Hemel Hempstead () to the north of London in the United Kingdom.
Hertfordshire puddingstone Hertfordshire puddingstone is a puddingstone, a type of conglomerate sedimentary rock, which is largely confined to the English county of Hertfordshire. Superficially, it resembles concrete, but it is entirely natural, comprised of rounded flint pebbles bound with a younger matrix of silica quartz.
Hertha Marks Ayrton Hertha Marks Ayrton (April 28, 1854 - 1854-August 23 1923) attended Girton College, Cambridge where she studied mathematics, and passing the Mathematical Tripos in 1880. At that time Cambridge gave only certificates and not degrees to women.
Hertha Thiele Hertha Thiele (born 1908 in Leipzig - died 5 August 1984) was a German actor. She is noted for her starring roles in controversial stage plays and films produced during Germany's Weimar Republic and the early years of the Third Reich.
Hertwig's epithelial root sheath The Hertwig's epithelial root sheath (frequently abbreviated as "HERS") is a proliferation of epithelial cells located at the cervical loop of the enamel organ in a developing tooth. Hertwig's epithelial root sheath initates the formation of dentin in the root of a tooth by causing the differentiation of odontoblasts from the dental papilla.
Herty Field Herty Field, also known as Alumni Athletic Field, was the original on-campus playing venue for football and baseball at the University of Georgia (UGA) in Athens, Georgia. It opened in the Fall of 1891 and hosting the first UGA home football game against Mercer University on January 30, 1892.
Hertza region Hertza region (Romanian: Ĺ˘inutul HerĹŁa, Ukrainian: ĐšŃ€Đ°Đą Đ“ĐµŃ€Ń†Đ° Kraj Herca) is the territory of an administrative district (raion) of Hertsa (HerĹŁa) in the southern part of Chernivtsi Oblast in southwestern Ukraine, on the Romanian border. The population in 2001 was about 32,300 people, 93% of whom are ethnic Romanians.
Hertzian cone A Hertzian cone is cone of force that propagates through a brittle, amorphous or cryptocrystalline solid material from a point of impact, eventually removing a full or partial cone; this result is familiar to anyone who has seen what happens to a plate-glass window when struck by a small object, such as an airgun projectile. This is the physical principle that explains the form and characteristics of the flakes removed from a core of tool stone during the process of lithic reduction.
Hertzsprung gap The Hertzsprung gap is a feature of the HR diagram for a star cluster. It is named after Ejnar Hertzsprung who first noticed the absence of stars in the region of the HR diagram between A5 and G0 spectral type and between +1 and -3 absolute magnitudes (i.
Hertzsprung-Russell diagram The Hertzsprung-Russell diagram (usually referred to by the abbreviation H-R diagram or HRD, also known as a Colour-Magnitude diagram, or CMD) shows the relationship between absolute magnitude, luminosity, classification, and surface temperature of stars. The diagram was created circa 1910 by Ejnar Hertzsprung and Henry Norris Russell, and represented a huge leap forward in understanding stellar evolution, or the 'lives of stars'.
Heru-ra-ha Heru-ra-ha is a composite deity within Thelemaâ€”a religion established in 1904 with the writing of The Book of the Law by Aleister Crowleyâ€”composed of Ra-Hoor-Khuit and Hoor-par-kraat.Book of Thoth, XX, The Aeon.
Heruka Buddhist Centre Heruka Buddhist Centre is the main New Kadampa Tradition Buddhist Centre for North & Central London. It was founded in 1990 aiming "to provide a venue for Kadampa teachings (means Geshe Kelsang Gyatso's teachings) in the London region.